Privacy Policy

Who we are

Foregottenlore.com is the property of Forgotten Lore Publishing, llc

Incorporated in the United States of America since 2015

Our address: Post Office Box 6254 Cleveland, Ohio 44101

Our website address: https://foregottenlore.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect the following data from users who subscribe to our website:

~ Names

~ Mailing Addresses

~ Email Addresses

~ Newsletter – opens, clicks, opt-ins;

We collect this information to enable, and facilitate, communication with our subscribers.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.

Contact forms

We ask for user consent during the subscription process with a checkbox. A link to this page is provided when subscribing. Users who subscribe are added to our subscribers list which will assure they receive Foregotten Lore blog postings, newsletters, or updates.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one (1) day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand where users spend time on our site, and what content they find of interest; so that we may better evaluate what content serves their interests, and needs.

Who we share your data with

The advertisements on our site are operated and controlled by JetPack. They collect and send the following information (made available from visitors’ browsers) to their demand partners:

IP Address; Geographical Data (derived from the IP Address); User Agent; Operating System; Device Type; Unique User ID (randomly generated identifier); Current URL; and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) category.

JetPack tracks Ad Impressions; video related events (i.e. pause, mute, 100% plays, etc.) or errors; and click events. They use cookies for the following purposes: delivering targeted advertisements to specific visitors; storing user identifiers; and collecting anonymous Ad platform stats.

For more information on cookie policy go to https://automattic.com/cookies .

They retain the following data: Log Data (IP Address, Geographical Data, User Agent, Operating System, Device Type) is stored for thirty (30) days. The Unique User ID is stored in cookies, and is retained for one (1) year.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. We will provide it within thirty (30) days. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you; which we will accomplish within thirty (30) days. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Foregottenlore’s editorial staff may be reached via telephone at (216) 256-4153, or by email at wils@foregottenlore.com

How we protect your data

Forgotten Lore Publishing’s editorial staff has access to subscribers data for the sole purpose of communicating with, and/or providing services to them if and when it is necessary.

What data breach procedures we have in place

While we do everything we can to keep our site secure, in the event of a data breach or misuse, we will inform our users of what happened, and what we’ve done to address the matter; within (30) days.

What third parties we receive data from

Google

JetPack

Mail Poet

PayPal

Ryte

SiteGround

WordPress

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We do not use automatic decision making or profiling with any user data.